Additional Data Resources
These selected links provide access to data across the internet.
The most complete annotated list of data sites on the internet. The Internet Crossroads at the Data and Program Library Service (DPLS) contains over 670 annotated links to data-related resources on the Internet. Users can search by this repository by subject, such as education, geography and environment, health, labor migration, religion, etc.
The IPUMS project makes census microdata available for the U.S. (1850 to 1990) and for an increasing number of international censuses. For each arm of the project (U.S. and international), samples are combined into a unified database, with uniform codes and integrated documentation. Users can create and download extracts online. One major asset of the international arm of the project is the inventory of known censuses and surviving microdata. Free registration and agreement to conditions of use is required for download.
The US Census website provides census data, census population estimates, geographic information, and tools to analyze a wide variety of census data.
The Roper Center for Public Opinion Research is an educational facility in the field of public opinion. It provides data that supports the use of public opinion in analyzing the problems faced by Americans and citizens of other nations. The center maintains a large archive of survey data.
CPANDA is the world's first interactive digital archive of policy-relevant data on the arts and cultural policy in the United States. The core mission of CPANDA is to acquire, archive, document and preserve high quality data sets on key topics in arts and cultural policy, and make them available in a user-friendly format to scholars, journalists, policy makers, artists, cultural organizations, and the general public.
The SSDL subscribes to the United Nations Common Database (UNCDB). The UNCDB provides selected series from 30 specialized international data sources for all available countries and areas. These sources include UN organizations such as UNICEF and other international organizations such as the ILO, WHO, IMF, OECD and others. To access the UN proprietary data, please make an appointment at the SSDL.